Raven Ong is an Assistant Professor of Costume Design at Central Connecticut State University. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Production Design at the De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde, School of Design and Arts in 2007 and since then designed shows for various theater companies in the Philippines. He left the country in 2014 to pursue his MFA in Costume Design at University of Connecticut (UCONN).
His body of work includes: International premieres of Waitress, Kinky Boots, Matilda and Beautiful: Carole King Musical (Manila, Philippines); The Producers, La Cage Aux Folles, Alice in Wonderland, Jekyll and Hyde, Wizard of Oz, Pride and Prejudice, King Lear, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, To Kill A Mockingbird, On Golden Pond, Steel Magnolias, to name a few.
Raven is a recipient of Syracuse Area Live Theatre (SALT) Award Best Costume Design of a Musical for La Cage Aux Folles.